Accelerate Rural NC

Accelerate Rural NC is a rural business accelerator focused on helping small businesses gain access to global markets with innovative products. Key components of the accelerator include e-commerce development, development of high-value offerings for niche markets, and export training.  The program begins May 3, 2021 and will run for 10 consecutive weeks.

The program is grant-funded and no cost to participants. Participants will receive:                                                       Accelerate Rural NC – Mentor Profiles

  • Intensive innovation and entrepreneurship training
  • Prototyping and new product development assistance
  • Web development and e-commerce development
  • Market plan development
  • Export target market identification assistance

The development phase of our program is supported by an Ecosystem grant from NC IDEA.

Interested businesses should apply now!   APPLY NOW!